IPL: Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians Predictions

Today, the 9th match of IPL 2022 will be played.

In what promises to be an exciting encounter, Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians will face each other.

It will be a contest between a one-time IPL winner (RR) and the 5-time champions (MI).

The match will be telecast live on Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar.

Mumbai Indians have played only a single game so far in which they continued their tradition of losing their 1stmatch.

This was the 9th consecutive time that Mumbai Indians have lost their opening match of the tournament.

It was a thriller between Mumbai and Delhi but the latter managed to win the game, thanks to some outstanding power hitting from Axar Patel at the end.

Rajasthan Royals were excellent in the only game they have played so far.

Rajasthan was excellent in all three departments.

The batters posted a big total of 210 runs on the board and the bowlers were even more impressive.

Rajasthan Royals restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad to only 149 runs and won the match by 61 runs.

Match details

Teams: MI vs RR

Venue: Dr DY Patil Sports Academy

Date: 2nd April, Saturday

Time: 3:30 pm IST

Head to head record

There is not a big numbers gap between these sides but Mumbai is slightly ahead with 14 wins in 27 games.

Total Matches played: 27

Mumbai Indians won: 14

Rajasthan Royals won: 12

Tie/no results: 0

MI Probable Playing 11

Rohit Sharma ©, Ishan Kishan (wk),  Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Tim David, Daniel Sams, Murugan Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills, Basil Thampi

RR Probable Playing 11

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (c & wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Ravichandran Ashwin, James Neesham, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna

Star bowler of the match

 Yuzvendra Chahal is in great touch and he is expected to be the star bowler against Mumbai Indians.

In the previous game, Chahal picked up 3 wickets for 22 runs.

Star batsman of the match

Jos Buttler has started the season with a good knock of 35 runs in the opening match.

Buttler has always performed superbly against Mumbai Indians and it is one of his favorite teams to play against.

Star Wicketkeeper of the match

Both teams have good wicketkeepers but Ishan Kishan is likely to be a star of the match behind the stumps

Star All-rounder of the match

James Neesham will be the best all-rounder of the match with his excellent batting and bowling skills.

Who will win?

Rajasthan Royals have a strong side and their confidence will be pretty high with that convincing victory in the opening game.

The spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravi Ashwin is very Dan and impactful in the match.

On the other hand, the five-time champions has a decent outing with the bat in the last game and they lost a thriller against Delhi Capitals.

Mumbai Indians have all their bases covered and they also have a strong side.

We predict that Mumbai Indians will win the game


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